Kendall Hartley

Associate Professor of Educational Technology
Expertise: Self-regulated learning, Instructional website design and development, Smartphones and learning, Equity and technology access, Remote teaching and learning


College of Education associate professor Kendall Hartley has over 21 years of educational experience at UNLV, where he specializes in using technology for teaching and learning.

Prior to joining UNLV, Hartley taught high school science for five years in Nebraska public schools. He currently teaches UNLV graduate courses in instructional design, online learning, and multimedia programming. Hartley is particularly interested in the role of self-regulatory skills and the use of smartphones for learning. He also has extensive experience in designing instructional and informational internet web sites.

Hartley has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed educational research journals, including the Journal of Educational Computing Research, Education Researcher, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education and the Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia.


  • Ph.D., Educational Technology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • M.S., Science Education, University of Iowa
  • B.S., Science Education, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Kendall Hartley In The News

Domino Magazine
December 20, 2020
It’s happened on more than one occasion: I’m in the middle of a video call when the dreaded rainbow wheel starts spinning on my screen. The page is having trouble loading. My face is awkwardly frozen in time for all to see. The audio cuts in and out.
September 3, 2020
Clark County teachers and families are reporting big spikes in their data usage and accompanying bills during the first month of virtual education, with some saying they are exceeding caps of more than 1 terabyte offered by internet service providers like Cox.